Akuna Matada Suris has been raising Suris since 2005. They have been an advocate to the industry by promoting Suri alpacas and their fiber. Using all the tools- Histograms, Skin Biopsies, SHIP- Suri herd improvement program and culling, they produce uniform, dense and grade-appropriate fleece for a U.S. commercial market.
Owner Deb Christner has promoted educational programs and tools to achieve this goal. She was the head of the Suri Network Product Development Committee for 4 years, during her tenure she oversaw the production of the P2P educational video. Deb sat on the Suri Network board for 4 years, during this time she spearheaded the Suri Network branding initiative-Suri Simply Stunning™ and was the board liaison for SHIP. is very involved with the Suri Network.